Co-owner Kim Kandaras was featured in the Northern Nevada Business Weekly for her board position as Treasurer for Dress for Success. Way to go, Kim! Read more below.
Last week, Dress for Success Reno-Northern Nevada announced the opening of a new retail location in Orchard Plaza at 2295 S. Virginia St., Ste. 9-10.
Called Shop for Success, it showcases professional clothing for clients and a “budget-conscious designer boutique to support programs,” according to a March 1 press release. It will be open 10-5 Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Dress for Success Reno-Northern Nevada, which launched in 2017, is the local affiliate of Dress for Success Worldwide, the international nonprofit that provides support, professional attire and development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
In addition to announcing the new location, Dress for Success Reno-Northern Nevada also announced its 2021 board of directors, composed of: President Tabnie Dozier, KOLO 8 News Now; Treasurer Kim Kandaras, Walton’s Funerals and Cremations; and Secretary Cynthia Egan, Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada; along with directors Carina Black, Ph.D., Northern Nevada International Center; Denise Carver, Kinross Gold Round Mountain; Beth Forshey, Microsoft Reno; Ashley Nikkel, Parsons, Behle and Latimer; and Tiffany Young, Washoe County School District.
“This past year has been challenging beyond measure and has affected all walks of life,” CEO/Founder Patti Weiske said in a statement. “The diversity and talent of the new Dress for Success Reno-Northern Nevada leadership is the torch that will guide our organization and the women we serve to stability and success.”
The nonprofit accepts gently used professional clothing and is seeking volunteers. For information, contact Weiske at 775-846-9814 or firstname.lastname@example.org.